6 Days from$1180 p/p in USD
Guided, Large Group, Small Group
Budget, Mid Range
Discover Tanzania’s less-visited southern region on this safari, home to large tracts of wilderness, an abundance of wildlife and picturesque scenery. Accessible from Dar es Salaam, visit Mikumi National Park, Ruaha National Park and Udzungwa Mountains National Park, these remote parks are hidden gems and offer a fantastic safari experience.
Safari types:Big Five Safari, Guided Safari, Walking Safari, Wildlife Safari
You will visit:Ruaha National Park, Mikumi National Park, Udzungwa Mountains NP
Wildlife:Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Hyena, Wildebeest, Colobus Monkey, Baboon, Dik Dik, Chimpanzee, Forest Pig, Kudu, Waterbuck, Warthog, Mongoose
Activities:Game Drive, Walking Safari, Birding
Getting around:4x4 Safari Vehicle
Start/end:Start/end in Dar es Salaam
Price Per Person – USD
From USD 1,180 per person
- Full board accommodation
- Pick up and drop off from your location
- Professional driver
- Game drives & activities as per itinerary
- Park fees
- Flights & visas
- Additional accommodation before and after the tour
- Personal expedititure
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Raha Adventure Safaris‘
- All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
- Display price is usually based on two people sharing
- ‘Raha Adventure Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
- All itineraries are subject to availability
Day by Day Overview
You will be collected from your accommodation in Dar es Salaam for the drive to Mikumi National Park with packed lunch. Enjoy game viewing in the park once you arrive. Animals commonly found here include lion, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and elephants. Wild dog can also be seen in packs here.
Dinner and overnight: Camp Bastian or similar
Early morning sunrise game viewing, back for breakfast. After breakfast drive to Iringa town via Ismila Stone Age Site. The seasonal watercourse has yielded one of the richest collections of Stone Age tools known anywhere in the world. Even if you don’t find archeology particularly alluring, Ismila is still well worth a visit to see the scenic gully, which contains a number of sandstone pillars, carved out by an extinct river.
Dinner and overnight: Hotel, Iringa
After breakfast drive to Ruaha National Park in time for lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a half day game drive in the park, which is known as one of the more natural, unspoilt and largest parks in Africa.
Dinner and overnight: Camp/Lodge
After breakfast head out on a walking safari and full day game viewing in the park. The Great Ruaha River is home to hippo and crocodile and attracts lion, leopard, hunting dog and other species such as water buck, impala, giraffe, warthog, eland, zebra and elephants. Grant’s gazelle, ostrich and cheetah may be seen on the plains.
All meals and overnight: Camp/Lodge
Early morning sunrise game viewing in Ruaha National Park, then back to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast drive to Udzungwa Mountains National Park to explore its great green nature and diverse birds and animals.
Dinner and overnight: Camp/Lodge
After breakfast, start the spectacular trail up to Sanje waterfalls. From here you will have a view of Kilombero Valley. Back to the camp/lodge for lunch before the afternoon drive back to Dar es Salaam.